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Sacred Healing Dance

Thank you for joining me as together we enter the Sacred Ground between us and thank you for taking this time to explore the healing power of our most precious gift of Sacred Dance.

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Posted in Body Prayer, Dance, Dance festival, Global OutReach, moving meditation, Religious dance, retreat, Sacred Dance, Sacred Dance Guild Journal, World Dance

Let Them Praise God’s Name in the Dance (Ps 149:3)

as we engaged with open welcome in a dance workshop in a space where faith has been expressed in many ways over centuries, at least one woman from the local area found a renewal of faith expression through movement that had lain dormant for some time. As we engaged the mysticism of Julian of Norwich in a circle dance, those present connected with the spiritual ancestry of our context.   

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Posted in Body Prayer, Christian dance, Dance, Liturgical dance, Religious dance, retreat, Sacred Dance, Sacred Dance Guild Journal

AN ECOLOGY OF THE BODY

Our bodies are the earth. The earth is our body. In my practice of walking, dancing and writing in connection to the landscape and seascape is where I keep living these words.

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Posted in Art, authentic Movem, Body Prayer, Choreography, Dance, Drama, Editorial, modern dance, moving meditation, retreat, Sacred Dance, Sacred Dance Guild Journal

BALI BEAUTY ALL AROUND

                                                                                                       By JoyBeth Lufty Welcome One, Welcome All…Z From Maiden to Mystress, from Mother to Muse, The Wheel keeps on turning and this much

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Posted in Choreography, Dance, Dance festival, folk dance, moving meditation, Religious dance, retreat, Sacred Dance, World Dance

Reflections on a day by the Sea by Mary Francis Hoffman PhD- Presenter SDG Festival 2015

MaryFrancis Hoffman Reflects on her recent authentic movement workshop in Hawai’i. Come join her, she is a presenter at the Sacred Dance Guild Festival 2015 in Erie Pennsylvania

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Posted in authentic Movem, Circle Dance, Dance, Dance festival, moving meditation, retreat, Sacred Dance

Soul Breathes Movement by JoyBeth Lufty

Soul Breathes Movement JoyBeth Lufty In February 2014, the Sacred Dance Guild will be hosting a Sacred Dance Journey to Costa Rica. Learn a little more about JoyBeth Lufty, one of the retreat facilitators, and her journey to health through

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Come Holy Spirit by JoyBeth Lufty

Body Prayers, throughout the centuries and from many varied traditions, have been both simple and complex. They just have to combine physical movement, meditation, rhythm and repetition as a way of integrating Divine energy into our lives. Body Prayers include

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